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FOX News
Aug 14, 2009 7:00pm EDT
takes his health care message to montana. remember, there was little drama during his last health care town hall. this time, he is in historical republican territory and people might have hard questions. >> why is it that you change your strategy? >> how can we be assured? >> what would happen? >> you cannot tell us how you will pay for it. shepard: how well did the president do at convincing critics? the president did hear from a least a couple of as critics today. he took questions for half an hour in montana, don't you know? the crowd was expected to be tougher than the last town hall in new hampshire. montana has gone republican in nine of the last 10 presidential elections. that area is a bit more purple and the questions were not very hard-hitting until one man identified himself as a proud member of the national rifle association. he wanted to know how we are going to cover the cost of all of this. >> you cannot tell us how you will pay for this. you are saving here, over there, take a little money here, but you have no money. the only way you will get the money is to raise taxe
MSNBC
Aug 25, 2009 3:00pm EDT
with montana democrats. and now the denver post one of the largest papers in the mountain region is calling for a public option, saying it's the only way to bring about real reform. it it's the best way to slow escalating health care costs and expand access to quality care. the country ultimately will lose if the public option vanishes because of the democratic's best effort to reform health care. what's going on with max baucus. >> i think we'll feel the impact of that editorial, we have got a lot of congressional elections here that are going to be contested. congressman john salazar is up for a tough election. becky mary up for a tough election and i think you'll see the republican editorial peace sup for debate. they have said that they conc t conceptually support a public option. but you never know what's going to happen in the negotiation. in relation to max baucus, a new poll came out showing that the democrats in montana, quite a small state are extremely unhappy with baucus on the issue of health care and baucus who said he strongly supports a public option, but has subsequently -
HLN
Aug 14, 2009 12:00pm EDT
holding a town hall meeting this afternoon on health care reform outside bozeman, montana. he's expected to talk about a part of the plan that's designed to prevent insurance companies from dropping or limiting coverage for people with serious illnesses. >>> many of you have been asking for more information really, so many questions about the health care reform. there is one central place where you can find answers now. go to cnn.com/healthcare. there you will find coverage of the town halls including how to find one near you. you can upload your town hall i report and there's also information on the leading overhaul plans, the sticking points, the key players working to shape health care legislation. i know a lot of it is very confusing and seems con volume late -- con v. >>> an armed man got a beat down. the suspect walks in pointing his weapon at the owner's wife. the husband, look at him go, tackles him from behind, wrestles him out the door. they actually fought for ten minutes before police got there. >> i was thinking maybe something bad happen. my mother called at home and she sa
MSNBC
Aug 24, 2009 6:00pm EDT
there in montana. 47% of the people in montana want a public health insurance plan. 43% oppose it. that's according to a new research 2000 poll. this proves healthcare reform is not just a liberal issue. it's harder to find a redder state than montana. a lot of guns up there. plus baucus has got problems with the democratic base. 55% of montana democrats disapprove of his handling of healthcare. baucus is feeling the heat from lefties. he was getting hammered on a conference call with democrats last monday night and wound up saying, "i want a public option too." very interesting. now we know baucus likes the public option because he put it out at his healthcare playbook back in november after the election. he did that. so that's a position, a flip, and a flip. okay. so what's changed? the town hall nuts are making their knees shaky? is that what's going on? or is it all the industry money in the pockets? speaking of industry money, ken conrad, north dakota senator, chairman of the senate budget committee and wone of the gang f six, or musketeers of six on the finance committee. he's pushing the cra
ABC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
passed even if it cost him a secon term. the president heads to montana today and colorado tomorrow for more town halls. meantime, a group of healthcare backers have now launched a $12 million tv ad campaign to answer the critics. and u.s. marines are gaining ground now for the battle for control of taliban-led towns in afghanistan. american and afghan troops have managed to take about half of the town, and u.s. aircraft are using missiles to attack militants. they want to secure that area ahead of next week's presidential election. >> a private funeral mass is set for today in hyannis, massachusetts, for eunice kennedy shriver. last night a prayer service was held in cape cod. shriver was the sister of the late president kennedy and the founder of the special olympics. shriver died tuesday at the age of 88. mourners praised her for her life of public service. >> she regarded the wealth she had, she'd been given t gift that she'd been given, her body. bfering her was appear asset that she was meant to use to help other people in the service of god. >> earlier in the day, hundreds of
CNN
Aug 15, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, colorado. his meeting just like the one in montana have been tamer than some of what we've seen. also in his weekly address, the president urging americans to turn down the temperature and listen more. >> i know there's plenty of real concern and skepticism out there. the idea of change can be unsettling, and i know there's some folks who believe that government should have no role at all in solving our problems. these are legitimate differences, worthy of the real discussion that america deserves. >> now, the first family is traveling along on this road trip, seeing the sights like yellowstone national park. why is he focusing on the traditional red states? ed henry takes a look behinl the health care fight. >> reporter: sure, montana is a nice place to visit this time of year. but the president had more on his mind than just fly fishing. he also came for urgent business. buttering up the state's senior senator and chairman of the finance committee max baucus who could hold the fate of health reform in his hands. >> first of all, the man who is working tirelessly to make sure that th
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 5:00am EDT
in montana. brooke hart has the latest. >> reporter: president obama heads west today on a health care reform rescue mission. >> fascist pig. >> let the record show the man left on his own. >> reporter: after a week of town hall flare-ups, one poll shows his efforts in troubling. >> rationing happens now. >> reporter: 34% of americans tell "usa today" they're now more sympathetic to protesters. 21% say less so. newt gingrich wants more town halls. protesters claim the president is pushing everything from abortion to euthanasia in his reform plan. >> one of the reasons we've pushed back is because of those misconceptions. >> reporter: starting today, a coalition of reform allies raises the stakes in a new ad. >> what does health insurance reform really mean? >> reporter: the ads paid for by drugmakers, the biggest doctor and hospital groups in the country, teaming up with a major union to back the president. >> it means you can't be denied coverage for a pre-existing condition or dropped if you get sick. it means putting health care decisions in the hands of you and your doct. >> reporter: the
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 11:00am EDT
with hannah montana the movie. as she returns to her tennessee roots with billy ray cyrus. the three disk combo pack includes a trip to the hannah montana store and seven music videos. >> i didn't have any rope. >> wes craven brings audiences back to the last house on the left as the parents of a kidnapped girl take revenge on their daughter's attackers. >> tyson puts together archive footage to examine one of boxing's most controversial figures. >> we have one job only. >> and check out patrick swayze's new movie. >> and in tv, the simpsons are up to the only shenanigans, classic episodes from the 12th season. >> you did not just dothat. >> the upper side gloss up girls -- the gossip girls. >> miami serial killer with a badge, and dirty, sexy, money, leaves a final season. >> i'm most excited about the simp ton. >> the tyson movie is supposed to be great. >> i'm run out and get that today. >>> now to the music. first of all country music star reba mcintyre is out. this is his first album in 6 years and it include the released single that you hear now, strange. let's listen to three secon
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 5:00pm EDT
system. the president wrapped up a town hall meeting in montana and manuel gallegus is there. salesman in chief is talking about health care reform. >> president obama is using his own town hall meetings to beat back the fiery opposition boiling over in other town halls across the country. >> fight against the fear. this is not about politics. this is about helping the american people. >> reporter: while montana voted for president obama's rival in the last election and usually casts a wary eye toward washington we were hard-pressed to find ticket holders who didn't support a health care overhaul. >> i trust the government far more than private insurance companies. >> reporter: tickets for this town hall were distributed on a first come, first serve basis. most of the southing was reel gated far away from this hangar outside of the airport. >> what do we want health care when do we want it now. >> reporter: 500 demonstrators for and against health care reform staked out ground nearby. >> no one knows what is on the bill. >> reporter: many hope the president can better explain what is i
HLN
Aug 13, 2009 12:00pm EDT
, tomorrow in montana. there will be another one with him in colorado saturday. we will be watching today's action and bring you any new developments. >>> also, we're learning more about what really happened when police escorted a woman out of a town hall health care meeting. this is the video we've been showing you. from missouri senator mccaskill's forum. the police tried to take a sign from her that said "rosa parks, first lady of civil rights." a new youtube video shows a different angle. we'll try to highlight it. a man actually went over to her and ripped the sign out of her hands. so police ended up leading both of them away. that woman, by the way, maxine johnson, is giving her side of the story. she said she went to the forum to represent her primarily african-american neighborhoods who do not have health insurance. she said she went through security, several guards saw the sign. she comply with instructions not to unroll it. but a reporter asked to see it and johnson says people in the audience were the problem. >> and there i asked another, i said, what was the problem. it was
FOX News
Aug 28, 2009 9:00am EDT
this montana town that is getting millions of dollars to protect its cliquiet rural border. it is not the only controversial project getting money. you will not like the answers. gmegyn: nasa is hoping for a midnight run of shuttle discovery. it is open to blastoff tonight. first weather, and then a fuel delve problem caused this to be delayed the first two times. gregg: thousands of false entry in the united states -- thousands of people entering our united states every day. only about three of them pass through this town in montana. it is scheduled to get $15 million. couldn't the cash be spent better? the vice president for policy and communication for the national taxpayers union joins us. on either side, there are these little huts, but there are only three people coming through. on our southern border, hundreds of people are getting through every day. shouldn't the money be spent on the south? >> assuming that the money is being spent affectively in the first place, yes, it ought to be prioritized into places where the border crossings are occurring more often. this is par for the course
HLN
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
, miley cyrus, let's face it, she's a role model out there, hannah montana. well, she's appearing on the teen choice awards, and there she is. she's 16 and she's straddling a pole. what do you think of that? call in, 1-877-tell-hln. >>> welcome back. happening right now, this is in santa clara, california, bay area, near san francisco, we've got live pictures. imagine this, a roller coaster, rescues under way right now. this is at the california's great america theme park in santa clara. there you see, fire department using cherry pickers to get people out of there. what we have, 32 people stuck midair on this roller coaster called invertigo. they are dangling there. there are no injuries, but they are dangling there, 50 stories up. in the back of your mind, you're hoping it never happens. roller coaster stuck, midair, thankfully, nobody hurt. but quite a scare for these people. 32 people up 50 feet in the air. we'll keep you posted. looks like things are going well as they get those folks off that ride. wow. >>> now this. miley cyrus, she's a huge role model to a lot of young gir
HLN
Aug 12, 2009 12:00pm EDT
. the president plans to hold more in montana and new hampshire. the white house has a website to counter critics. >>> during the town hall, president obama says we have the aarp on board. the aarp which has 45 million members over 50 says not so fast here. the ceo says they have not endorsed any of the health care reform bill. aarp is launching a multi-million dollar advertising and organizing this to debunk myths pushed by health care reform critics. >>> fbi investigating this graffiti outside dave scott. the democratic lawmaker found a swastika spray painted on a sign outside his office yesterday. the congressman was recently involved in a heated debate over health care. he believes the two are connected here. the congressman says he's received hate mail, death threats and offensive faxes since the debate on health care began. >> there is bubbling up under this debate, unfortunately the overtones this presents of hate, racism, all these things, but we must have the resolve, hate, racism, this swastika cannot be the arbiter of this debate. >>> congressman scott is hosting a town hall meeting sa
NBC
Aug 14, 2009 9:00am EDT
the president takes on a town hall meeting on health care in montana today, and colorado tomorrow. in montana it's in a very conservative part of the state. and meantime today his plan gets a boost from a group of drugmakers, doctors and hospitals which is starting to run ads supporting the health care initiative. the faa says an air traffic controller was on a personal phone call during last weekend's midair collision over new york. it says the call probably had no bearing on the crash, but both the controller and his supervisor, who was outside of the building, are now suspended. >>> and there is new and disturbing video of that crash. nbc news has obtained these exclusive images which show the moment of impact when the plane and the helicopter collided, killing nine people. investigators will be analyzing this case to see what can be learned. reinforcements on the ground and in the air are expected today in northern california, where a wildfire has forced 2000 people from their homes. higher humidity and lighter winds should help the situation. >>> taiwan's president did raised the death toll
CBS
Aug 13, 2009 7:00pm EDT
: president obama will have his second town hall meeting of the week tomorrow in montana set back on his heels but hoping soshift public opinion on his defining issue. katie. >> couric: one of the most contentious issues in the health care debate involves a proposal to provide end-of-life counseling to help patients decide what kind of medical treatment they want or need. the most extreme opponents have raised the specter of what they call death panels that would decide whether insurance would pay for end-of-life care. there is no such proposal, but the issue has become so divisive the president felt compelled to assure more thans this week that no know was going to-- as he pulled it-- pull the plug on grandma. kelly cobiella has more now on a subject most of us have difficulty talking about. dying. >>eporter: as the protests and the shouting continue in town halls on how end-of-life care would be changed by health care reform, quietly, away from the furor, molvin edwards and his life are planning for the last days of his life. have the doctors told you what your prognosis is? >> they can't do
CBS
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
to prove we can sell out. we sold out hannah montana. u2. you're talking in seconds almost just because the computer system couldn't handle it. >> reporter: a baltimore bruce show will sell out. >> i would put bruce at the top in terms of demand for ticketing. for shows, you know. he's got the most fans. he's been doing it the longest. he's here in the east coast where he's everyone more beloved. >> basically i start out trying to tell a good story. one that will hold interest. >> reporter: the stories promoters are taking a bet on our past baltimore shows featuring icons. >> we came to baltimore and sold out in 15 minutes. fasters sell out in history. and they're going to be treated as royalty. in other venues they come all the time, it is what it is. it's not a big deal. for us, you're talking about the king of rock & roll basically. >> wjz eyewitness news. >>> and the shows are on november 20th. tickets go on sale september 3rd. >>> chick fillet. a doosey of a mistake the manager says he made with a nursing mother. >>> a charge of police brutality where a man claims police officers b
HLN
Aug 31, 2009 12:00pm EDT
mannered. >> reporter: saying angel and starlet were huge fans of hannah montana saying jaycee dreamed of becoming a model. always clean and well-dressed. no hint of the tragic reality. investigators have expanded the crime scene at phillip garrido's home and brought cadaver dogs to search the property next door. authorities are looking into whether garrido could be connected to a string of murders during the 1990s. >> we we also know is that phillip garrido had access to that property. he used that property and it looks like he lived on that property's in a shed. >> reporter: as we scoured the hometown looking for clues we found this in a hardware store. the name phil g. on a card. on august 17th this receipt shows garrido bought a pressure switch and left a $2 donation to the children's miracle network. as your jaycee dugard, we aunds she is with her kids and mom and couple our relatives surrounded by law enforcement officers and psychologists helping he reunite with her family. we're told she has been feeling some guilt over bonding with her captor here. phillip garrido for so long,
HLN
Aug 31, 2009 5:00pm EDT
captor's printing business. her daughters, the two girls, adored hannah montana. we will take your calls. 1-877-tell-hln. steve rogers, a lieutenant in the new jersey police department, also with us, criminal defense attorney michelle suskawer. and dr. tarra fields. tarra, a lot of this is going to go to you. let's start with jaycee and her daughters, we saw the pictures. living in filth. we know she had access to a computer. people were trying to understand why at some point doesn't she run, ask for help, something? >> well, the reason is she may have felt there was a greater threat if she did do that. she may have decided and had been told in many different ways as a young child because remember she was a child when she was abducted that the safest thing for her is not to do anything. this man was probably a paranoid schizophrenic, but probably brilliant as sex offenders and cult leaders are. may have convinced her her family encouraged him to take her. maybe she is going to die or something is going to happen to her. intermittent reinforcement, love and it isn't around and then reinfo
CBS
Aug 14, 2009 7:00am EDT
at a town hall meeting in montana. but in california a different sort of gathering. cbs news correspondent bill whitaker is in inglewood this morning. bill, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, jeff. they're just now opening the gates to allow people to stream in here. people have been streaming, thousands since tuesday, to get free medical care provided by remote area medical, a nonprofit set up 24 years ago to take modern american medicine to third world villages. now they spend most of their time giving free medical care to needy medical communities right here in the u.s. >> how dare you! >> reporter: furry and shouting have dominated the debate over healthcare reform making it difficult to hear the quiet pain of people like cynthia cobb. >> i'm just trying to push through this. >> reporter: she lost her job as an l.a. bus driver and with it her benefits and insurance. she joined thousands here who need healthcare. >> larry durst needs glasses. >> i have medical. they only cover so much. >> reporter: sabrina's co-pay for her daughter's dental work would hav
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
. out bound laborers remain closed between virginia, montana. before the lane drop here at van dorn, a stalled tractor- trailer, off the road to the the wilson bridge, inner loop runs without incident ae bridge interchange. southbound 270, an accident after the truck scales. left lane is blocked at this point. delays beginning well before hyattstown leaving route 80 down toward the scene. 355 could work well as an if alternate for you. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> still ahead on fox 5 morning news, we're learning more about the upcoming memoir written by former vice president dick cheney. >> we'll find out what he's saying about an alleged i between himself and george bush aheff. >>> and when you book a flight, the new requirements when we come back. >>> we're taking a trip back to 196. it's been four years since woodstock and we're going to experience it all over again.  >>> he is convicted of bombing a pan am flight over scotland more than 20 years ago. but sky news is reporting that the former libby an intelligent agent may be released from jail now due to
CNN
Aug 14, 2009 9:00pm EDT
to reform health care. why president obama made a stop in montana and what else he did. and our 360 interview with an insurance insider who is blowing the whistle. what he says are the dirty secrets you need to know. and michael vick getting a second chance in the nfl. what about the dogs he groomed to the death? we have our hero of the week. he turns trash into tools for schools. watch. >> i was coming from at night, and i see this computer. and i thought everything was perfect. and so many computer are thrown out and so many computer are needed in kenya, and i decided i must do something. my name is jude ndambuki. i refurbish computers and send them to kenna kenya has very few resources. even a pencil is hard to get. anything that's in place to make the life of kids better is great. the computers, if they are working, then we label the name of the school on each box and we ship it to kenya. the computers are saved from poisoning our environment and they will be used for 20 years by some schools. every school is going to plant 100 trees for every computer. we're planting a tree to
FOX
Aug 17, 2009 10:00pm EDT
. >> 50 cents at a parking meter. new concept for willard. >> i actually moved here from montana and we are not used to having to pay anything to park. >> so imagine his surprise to learn that on street parking could go up to $3 an hour. >> oh, wow! that's crazy. >> baltimore city parking authority proposed rate increase would affect most of downtown. including the inner harbour. metered parking would go from $1 an hour to $2 an hour initially. with the approval to go up to $3 an hour. in the mount vernon and fell's point area. >> that's totally ridiculous. >> rip off. if it is $3 an hour, park in a parking lot where you can pay, at least they watch the vehicle. >> parking officials say the rate hike is not about creating a new revenue source. >> it is about good parking management. >> it is about the problems created by cheap street parking. mainly people that continuously feed the short-term parking meters to park all day long. >> it can kill business if people cannot find a convenient place to park in front of the businesses. that's why it is important. people that are parking all da
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 4:00pm EDT
stranded overnight in a cramped regional jet. just yards from an airline terminal in montana, minnesota. the six-hour ordeal is now under investigation with you the u.s. transportation department. secretary ray lahood is demanding an explanation from continental airlines andts regional partner, express jet. continental called the incident, quote, completely unacceptable. passengers of flight 2816, using language a bit stronger. >> it was a horrible ride. >> when i went into the restroom it did not flush. >> reporter: this weekend's incident is renewing calls for passenger's bill of rights. the airlines have already promised to try to term it it to three hours. the advocates want an actual law. >> tre people like humans and not like cattle. that's really all the passenger rights is seeking. >> reporter: bills are currently making their way through the u.s. house and senate. >> consume verse no rights when they walk on an airplane and the congress has been considering for years passenger rights legislation but the airlines keep striking it down. >> reporter: for now passengers will have t
FOX
Aug 11, 2009 10:00pm EDT
to colorado and montana. >>> surgery today for connecticut senator chris dodd to remove a cancerous prostrate. a spokesman at the memorial slone kettering cancer center in new york said the surgery was successful and the senator is comfortable tonight. the senator is expected to stay in the hospital for a few days and then return home to connecticut. >>> aspirin appears to fight colon cancer, that according to a new study published in the journal of the american medical association. colon cancer patients reduced their risk of dying from the disease by almost 30% but so far there isn't enough evidence to suggest that aspirin alone can help keep fru getting colon cancer. >>> cash for clunkers turning into a gold mine for dealers ut is the gravy train about to run out? >>> plurks quite a scene at one drive -- plus, quite a scene at one drive-thru where the victim manages to turn the tables. >>> one neighbor trying to make a few bucks by holding a yard sale but there's just one problem. items for sale swiped from a home just down the street.  ♪ ♪ tell me who's watching. (anno♪ i as fee
FOX
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
support. he heads to montana tomorrow. >>> the remains of navy pilot are back in florida. captain spiker's hornet was shot down on the first night of the gulf war in 1991. his remains were just recovered. his casket arrived this afternoon. tomorrow it will be driven by location associated with spiker's life. he will be buried at jacksonville memory garden in a private ceremony. >>> mourners are paying their final respects to eunice kennedy shriver today. thousands are expected to attend today's public wake at a church in cape cod. the founder of the special olympics passed away on tuesday at the age of 88. allison joins us now from centerville, massachusetts with more on the story. allison. >> reporter: so many people have been here visiting today. among the visitors, of course, clergy and members of eunice kennedy shriver's family. and many people from the special olympics, athletes who explain w kennedy shriver changed their lives. >> there is so much idealism in my family and eunice's life is such an example of the best of our country. >> friends and family today remember eunice ke
CBS
Aug 10, 2009 5:00pm EDT
montana tv show, two for the movie and two for the movie, all of which i'm all too familiar with. "twilight" took home 19 choice awards. >>> gi-joe took in more than $56 million in the u.s. alone. "julie and julia" came in second. followed by -- >>> 9news now at 6:00 is about 15 minutes away. new tonight governor's link between bob mcdonald and the surprising move one of them made today. >>> and metro is responding to new reports of a near-hit by two trains back in march. >>> also, some living smart tips how to get the most for the cash for clunkers deal. that's new at coming up at 6:00. >>> topper is back from a longer vacation. you brought the heat with you. >> i did. >> you sure did. >> it's been an okay summer. it was 97 today. it probably won't be 97 today. back in the 80s on wednesday. there you go. >> okay. >> sometimes we can get in a rutted of 90 -- in a rut of 90s. the next three days, the temperatures are going down. low 90s tomorrow. no bargain but not record- setting. an isolated storm is possible. 86 on wednesday. i'm sick a little bit. 86 on wednesday. isolated sto
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
? >> of course. i like my life. >> in montana and colorado, those states were presidential battlegrounds. now they are the front lines for health care reform. >> thanks so much. we have seep and heard the anger and frustration. we have heard the insults being thrown around. but through all the shouting, is the message getting through? does the president have to explain that he won't pull the plug on grandma? that is what he was saying yesterday. our panel of experts weighs in. >> and a u.s. army private under arrest this morning accused of being a krablgt killer. the 18-year-old soldier is one of three men charged with murdering a cartel member who was also a dea informant. we are live in dallas this morning. what makes this so shocking, ed, is that this fellow was allegedly working for a cartel on the mexican side of the border but the hit was on the american side of the border. >> a chilling example of the power, influence, and reach of the mexican drug cartel. there is a growing concern that the reach might be beginning to corrupt u.s. officials, authorities,or people working along the bor
FOX News
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
to be in montana and colorado. is montana today? because i think he is going to get some friction there. i think that he welcomes it. he has got to also worry about his accuracy because, number one, saying that he is going to lean out medicare and cut out waste, that's going to save enough money to pay for the plan is wrong. saying you are not going to tax anyone over $250,000 that's wrong. plans currently constituted in the house and they are not going to be -- they are not going to add up and be deficit neutral. dari: you know, i think one of the other, perhaps even a greater concern for obama is something that he also said yesterday. he almost kind of put his foot in his own mouth because he probably wanted to take it back once it came out of his mouth. he cited the post office as having problems. but u.p.s. and fedex is doing rather well. obviously the post office is government-run. which leads a lot of people to say well, if the post office is suffering, and it's government-run why in the world would we want government to run health care? i'm sure he regretted saying that because he kind of
FOX
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
this cold front, 64 degrees in billings, montana. we will cool down a little bit at the end of the week. until then we will be dealing with the steamy, muggy air mass and the chance and potential for thunderstorms to fire up. right around 7:00, there's the future scan model, a shower of storms stemming from new jersey, pennsylvania, and maryland and virginia. just the potential is there throughout the daytime for today and then a better chance for actually widespread rainshowers will come tomorrow as the cold front does inch closer. around 10:00 a.m. tomorrow morning on friday, look at the line of shower and storms ahead of the cold front in pennsylvania. another round could move in here by friday right around 2:00. once the cold front pushes through on late friday into early saturday, there's the air mass. high pressure system is going to bblebuild for sunday and mondayd nice and pleasant conditions. >>> let's take you to the tropics and talk about hurricane bill. it has weakened a little bit. it's category iii with massive winds at 127 miles an hour. but still look at the system. it's
HLN
Aug 11, 2009 12:00pm EDT
'll also speak this week at town halls in montana and grand junction, colorado. >>> update on a high-speed car chase we brought you just moments ago. lasted about an hour. started about 11:45 eastern time in the upper san fernando valley. a blue honda swerving in and out of lanes driving the wrong way on surface streets going very erratically. the car finally slowed down and as you'll see in a moment, it went into a driveway and that's where police with weapons drawn boxed him in. officers pulled in and pulled the driver out. the suspect was arrested and here is the take down. he had his hands up, but he would not comply with orders to get out, apparently. so, first one officer and then the second move in and pull him out. this chase apparently started after the driver failed to yield. >>> the kennedy family is in mourning and for the death of eunice kennedy shriver, the sister of john f. kennedy died this morning. she founded the special olympics. her daughter was by her side at a massachusetts hospital. she was 88 years old. shriver's son-in-law, california governor arnold schwarze
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 3:00pm EDT
to new hampshire for a town hall meeting on health care. later, he'll visit montana, home state of max baucus, a key democrat trying to negotiate a deal on health care reform. elaine quijano, cnn, the white house. >>> we do have a camera at a town hall in poplar bluff, missouri we're monitoring with senator claire mccaskill trying to reach out to her constituents. is this going to be peaceful or out of control, like some have been in the past? we have a camera there. we will watch it for you. we will not just give you clips. we will let you watch for yourself. >>> back to what some may call a back room deal that you frankly just need to know about as an american citizen. has the president of the united states cut a deal with the pharmaceutical companies that is good for them but maybe not so good for you as a taxpayer? and will congress challenge that deal? what is it? it seems to be the type of deal that this president railed against ironically enough, when he was campaigning. >> medicare prescription drug bill, for example, the congress specifically exempted medicare from being able
MSNBC
Aug 19, 2009 11:00am EDT
and montana but he seems to be losing the message war. is it time to effectively retreat on the public option question and get through some kind of health care reform that perhaps does include a public option? >> absolutely, absolutely. not. as a matter of fact, the insurance companies got a head start and a jump with us. they went up with their ads. they did a great job of convincing many people that somehow the government was going to take over and was going to be too expensive, it was not the thing to do, and so they got a jump. they got a head start but now we begin to fight back and you will see those polls change because people don't know absolutely what a government option is, what that means. we've got to define it. we've got to keep talking about it. we've got to help the american people to understand that the insurance companies have basically taken advantage of the american people. we have 47 million people without insurance. but more than that, the cost of the premiums have increased tremendously over the past several years. more profits for the insurance companies. the top ten ce
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 9:00am EDT
in montana and colorado are next on president obama's agenda this week as he defends his proposed health care overhaul. at a gathering in new hampshire tuesday he urged the crowd to ignore critics who he said try to scare and mislead. but he did not face any of the angry outbursts that have disrupted meetings held by other democrats in recent days. >>> u.s. marines launched a major campaign today to uproot the taliban from a key town in southern afghanistan. their push comes one week before 56 began elections, which the taliban has vowed to disrupt. >>> a politician who hosts the popular tv crime show in brazil is accused of having drug dealers murdered so his cameras could be first on the scene. he calls the accusations absurd. >>> a prayer service takes place in new york today for victims of saturday's midair collision between a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter. the last of nine bodies were recovered tuesday from the hudson river along with a large section of the plane. >>> a new study shows aspirin can keep colon cancer from returning, and sharply reduce a patient's risk of dying f
NBC
Aug 21, 2009 9:00am EDT
montana, not looking back. now we're looking forward to her being live on the plaza to close out our summer concert series next friday on "today." >>> meantime, we have the lovely and talented natasha bedingfield. >>> do you think you can use cream to get rid of stretch marks or can you use the eye lash growing device, can they make your eye lashes grow longer? we'll talk to a real live medical doctor. >> oh. >> i hate watching shots on tv. >> insections in the face. >> we'll find out if those things work. >> very important question of our time. >>> also coming up, you may have heard of this ""inglourious basterd basterds" kristof wallace, you've got to meet him, he's fantastic. see that movie after you watch the "today" show in the morning. >> on the weekends. >> we have a lot of stuff coming out, this weekend the obamas, heading out for their martha's vineyard vacation, an expert guide to the great things to see and do and eat there. will the obamas indulge? we'll try to check that out. >>> you may buy the best coffee beans but are you ruining them with the wrong coffee makers? we'
NBC
Aug 15, 2009 9:00am EDT
with his trip out west. the president held a similar event yesterday in montana. some protesters did come out, but they were kept about a half mile away. >>> five days, that's how long alexandria's former police chief will spend behind bars. david baker pleaded guilty yesterday to drunken driving. he was arrested last month after crashing into another car in arlington. baker faces a $300 fine and a loss of hisriving privileges. >>> and someng minor legal tublm for michael phelps. the poli are issued him two citations in a car accident he did not cause. he showed them an invalid michigan driver's license after the crash and he failed to establish residency in maryland. they say the other driver is to blame for the accident. >>> good morning and welcome to the 9:00 edition of "news 4 today." i'm kimberly suiters. the news is just ahead. chuck bell is up in "storm center 4." are you sweating next? >> no. does it look like i'm sweating? outside we have a beautiful blue sky overhead, nice fair-weather cumulus clouds bubbling up. we have a light wind thats's going to provide was a little bit of
CNN
Aug 12, 2009 4:00pm EDT
again for this weekend for two town hall meetings, first on friday in bolton, montana, then saturday in grand junction, colorado. wolf? >> he's going to be busy at both those meetings and other stops, as well. thanks very much, dan lothian. jack cafferty has "the cafferty file." jack? >>> there is another view of this, of course. when it comes to town hall meetings, the democrats might want to rethink their strategy. arlen specter and claire mccaskill are the latest to be drowned out by protesters. one woman in missouri told mccaskill, quote, if they don't let us vent our frustrations out, they will have a revolution, unquote. protesters at arlen specter's meeting said they think the obama administration is going too far with health care reform. one woman shouted out, quote, this is about dismantling this country. specter said he thinks the people proetsdsing are, quote, not necessarily representative of america, but he thinks they should be heard. president obama and the democrats seem to face an increasingly uphill battle with selling health care reform to a skeptical public. peopl
ABC
Aug 13, 2009 7:00am EDT
virginia, montana, and bladensburg, one lane gets by. inbound traffic is getting by in all lanes. this is a shot of the building that caught fire along the new york ave. things are starting to improve their. 270 southbound is very heavy and slow, trying to make it down to the interchange at route 109 where there was a crash at the truck scales. here we are at montrose road heading down to the beltway and things are better. >> it is not too bad outside. we are feeling fairly comfortable. temperatures are in the low 70 possibly. we are shooting for highs in the low 80's today. we will have some partly sunny skies. a few thunderstorms today but those that could develop will pack a punch. on the weekend, temperatures will back -- will be back to 90. >>> a metrobus operator recently photographed talking on a cell phone was apparently not on a personal call. metro says the woman was talking to transit officials about an issue with her boss. they are trying to figure out if she should be punished after all. much more on this story at noon. how about a swim? i'm little irregular today. d
CNN
Aug 21, 2009 10:00pm EDT
president obama said at a town hall meeting in montana. >> every time we are in sight of health insurance reform, the special interest fight back with everything they have and their political allies try to scare the heck out of everybody. it happened in '93. it is happening now. >> groups that have an interest in blocking reform. big pharmaceutical companies. is there anything in reform bills about lowering the cost of prescription drugs. >> the pharmaceutical industry not a party to the 1993, 1994 evident, they want coverage for everyone and co-pays to be reasonable. and pessimist or skeptic will say a huge group of people can buy their drugs. >> new customers. >> they have agreed to cut $80 billion out of their costs -- >> over ten years. >> they are spending $150 million in advertising to push reform. robert reich smells a rat. they wouldn't do it if it wasn't good for their industry. why doesn't medicare do a system like the va where they negotiate for the price of drugs? >> i was at the agency that is a nonnegotiatable item. the pharmaceutical industry has managed to keep that at bay
NBC
Aug 10, 2009 7:00am EDT
. iowa's going to be normal this week. not too bad. above normal montana and into the dakotas. lolo >> sunny and hot today. heat advisory goes into effect at noon. 92 to market a slight chance of >> to find out if it's hot, cold, wet, dry where you are, go to weather.com 24 hours a day. >> stephanie, thanks very much. >>> when we come back, five things that could be ruining your teeth. >>> but first, this is "today" on nbc. dealer: during the autobahn for all event, you can get great deals. it's perfect. i just want to make sure it's the right decision. future...us? we got here as quick as we could. look it's the cc. you don't pay for scheduled maintenance, you get the car of your dreams... seriously us, just drive it. you're right. dealer: let's take this one. it's a time-space continuum thing. the future... >>> this morning on "today's" health, five thangs could be ruining your teeth. dr. nancy rosen is a dentist here in new york city. when you think of things that ruin teeth, you think of dark colored liquids like coffee, tea, soda. >> color that is nothing to do with it. what's
ABC
Aug 10, 2009 2:20am EDT
. and thenland aring. >> it montana obama's second trip as president. it is part of the onbn, bust, pifs. -- >> there are retaliatory tariffs in place, as you know. this is an area that we're quite focused on and we're working with congress to address safety concerns that they have about the u.s.-mexican tracking program. >> back on the topic of h1n1, the white house says they want to make sure the country is prepared for the jom coming flu saving. dozens are people dead. in mosul a three might yabd was killed at least 80 bomb there. two carlies were palling. they his there killed nine victims. >> seven of the nine botti wills back in the ware today looking for the other two. meanwhile officials are trying to figure out how a smul sightseeing tell cat and combar stel owe mind the car around. the army corps of engineer recovered a angled amount of glass and fiber clafs that was once awell captor. the judge helicopter had just taken off on a 12-minute sightseeing tlour. the plane was apparently emerging in the same air face. >> the blade sort of chopped off thing about half and chop up the
HLN
Aug 12, 2009 6:00am EDT
that same message to two more town hall meetings this week. he will speak to a crowd in montana friday and saturday, holds a health care forum in grand junction, colorado. >> some other lawmakers haven't had the luxury of other crowds. police had to carry a woman out of senator claire mccaskill. >>> and ties to the michael jackson case, police searched a pharmacy yesterday. a source familiar with the investigation tells cnn, jackson's doctor bought a powerful anesthetic from the pharmacy and says he gave jackson that the day before jackson died. >> if i were an attorney, i'd be holding my breath. i think they're making it very clear they're looking solely to dr. murray with respect to this propofol. and may be looking at others but with respect to the manslaughter investigati investigation, i think he's solely in their sights. >>> we told you about michael jackson's tribute concert in austria. you won't have to get plane tickets. but they're working to get it broadcast world-wide and tickets are supposed to go on sale august 20. >>> and we heard about the plane on the tarmac seven hour
CNN
Aug 7, 2009 4:00pm EDT
's going to be starting out in montana, go through some national parks, yellow stone, go through wyoming, then on to colorado and arizona, where he'll also go through the grand canyon with his family. he's going to be doing some town hall meetings. a chance for the president to talk about the economy but also continue that push on health care reform which he considers building the economy. >> thanks very much, ed. let's break down the new unemployment numbers with our chief business correspondent ali velshi. ali, who's faring best and who's faring worst? >> well, it's very different. we have a 9.4% national unemployment rate, but leet's look how it breaks down. men are getting it harder than women, largely because men occupy the types of jobs we've been losing the last several years, construction and manufacturing. adult men have an unemployment rate of 9.8%, higher than the national average, but down by 0.2 percentage points. adult women have a much lower unemployment rate than the national average, to men at 9.8%. let me show you about the job losses that we've seen over the last -- si
CNN
Aug 10, 2009 4:00pm EDT
and that's why he is headed off to montana and new hampshire this week. he is really trying to get a hold and take control once again of this debate. there has been so much emotion and criticism around this. when you see those town halls, he'll get out there and have a few town halls himself. >> suzanne in guadalajara. thanks very much. let's check in with jack cafferty right now. he's got "the cafferty file." jack, four years ago, this weekend, you and i began a partnership. >> that's true. right here in "the situation room." >> can you believe it's been four years the "the situation room" has been on the air? >> it's amazing, isn't it? >> yes. >> you know what i find remarkable? i look pretty much the same, but you've aged a lot. >> i know i have. that's what "the situation room" has done to me. time flay flyes when you're having fun. >> this is kind of a fun thing we do. in an update to this story, this isn't fun, this thing i'll tell you about. an update to a story we brought you last week in "the cafferty file." a group of republican and democratic senators is now saying not so fast
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
: tomorrow that will be billy ray cyrus. brian: really? steve: hannah montana's dad is going to be on the program. meanwhile, a headline that says "firms with obama ties profit from the health push." it talks about how the health care overhaul is a financial windfall to a couple of democrat consulting firms closely connected to the president and a couple of his top advisors. $24 million worth of ads are being bought and put on tv. the two firms hired, one is gmmb which worked for barack obama during the 2008 campaign, and also akpd. the a stands for axelrod started by david axelrod. of course, he has separated himself from the company. but there are some who are going, now, wait a minute, this seems a little too cozy. the white house denies that mr. axlerod is making any money from it. gretchen: they do still owe him # million from the stock sale. they're going to be making those payments over the next couple of years. but interestingly enough, at that firm that he created, his son still works there. and no surprise that the two top advisors to obama, these are their former j
NBC
Aug 17, 2009 7:00am EDT
in new hampshire, in town hall meetings in montana and colorado, the president faced tougher questions from skeptics of his plan. >> why is it that you've changed your strategy? >> you can't tell us how you're going to pay for this. >> reporter: in a "new york times" op-ed on sunday, the president continued to make his case for health care reform, that it will control costs, make medicare more efficient and give those without health insurance a choice. the same message he has delivered on this road trip. >> we will do all of this without adding to our deficit over the next decade, largely by cutting waste and ending sweetheart deals for insurance companies that don't make anybody any healthier. >> reporter: but mr. obama appears to be stepping back from the idea of a government-run public option. >> the public option, whether we have it or we don't have it is not the entirety of health care reform. this is just one sliver of it. >> reporter: on sunday, health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius downplayed the idea further. >> i think what's important is choice and competitio
FOX
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
or triple in price. >> i just moved here from montana and we're not even used to having to pay anything to park. >> reporter: $0.50 at a parking meter, not something he is accustomed to. but he is adjust at charm city. sometimes that means adjusting your wallet. based on proposed legislation, street parking could go up to $3 an hour. >> that is crazy. >> reporter: rate increases would affect most of downtown including the inner harbor. meter parking would go from $1 an hour to $2 an hour, with approval to go to $3 an hour in the mown vernon and fells point area. >> i think that is a rip off. if it's $3 an hour. you should park at one of these parking places, at least they watch your vehicle. >> it's about good parking management, really. >> reporter: it' they claim is a way to stop cheap street parking, you know people who feed the short-term parking meters and park all day long; the consequence? >> it can kill business if people don't find a convenient place to find in front of businesses. those who are parking all day long, should be parking in off street garages. >> reporter: th
NBC
Aug 12, 2009 5:00am EDT
for health care reform with two more town hall meetings this week in montana and colorado. at a relatively calm town hall meeting in new hampshire yesterday, the president began calling his initiative by a new name. he's calling it insurance reform. he said that those with private insurance will be able to keep it with more protections if they get sick. those without insurance will be able to choose from a number of plans, one of which would be government-run. mr. obama also shot down rumors that his plan calls for the forced euthanasia of seniors. >> where we do disagree, let's disagree over things that are real, not these wild misrepresentations that bear no reselance to anything that's actually been proposed. >> about 200 demonstrators showed up outside the meeting. one man came with an unconcealed gun, which is legal in new hampshire. he said he wanted to make a political statement that if you don't exercise your rights, you lose them. >>> a close call for an injured hiker. his dramatic rescue was caught on tape. the 34-year-old broke his ankle while hiking along the shenandoah nationa
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